Sep. 22, 1999
60 min.
NBC TV Network

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The West Wing

The West Wing provides a glimpse into presidential politics in the nation's capital as it tells the stories of the members of a fictional presidental administration. These interesting characters have humor and dedication that touches the heart while the politics that they discuss touch on everyday life.


The West Wing Season 7 (2005-2006)

7x01 7 7x01 The Ticket
Political commentators begin to criticize Santos' choice of running mate, but Josh remains sure of Leo as his running mate. The investigation into the leak continues and White House ...
Sep. 25, 2005
7x02 7 7x02 The Mommy Problem
When the Grand Jury convenes on the military leak investigation, Santos and Vinick are left to deal with the fallout. Vinick deftly handles the issue, but Santos, bound by party loyalty, ...
Oct. 02, 2005
7x03 7 7x03 Message Of The Week
Weeks into the campaign, Vinick decides to begin targeting immigration - an issue that Santos hasn't yet addressed. Santos pulls a stunt which leads to higher approval ratings and throws ...
Oct. 09, 2005
7x04 7 7x04 Mr. Frost
C.J. has to deal with issues by herself when most of the White House staff is subpoenaed to testify in the leak investigation. A Palestinian leader is assassinated and Bartlet, despite ...
Oct. 16, 2005
7x05 7 7x05 Here Today
As the White House copes with the knowledge of the leak, Babish's questioning leads Toby to call his lawyer. Josh, with the persuasion of Lou, decides that the Santos' campaign must ...
Oct. 23, 2005
7x06 7 7x06 The Al Smith Dinner
An attack ad on Santos sponsored by a pro-life organization puts both campaigns in a bind when the focus turns to the candidates' stance on abortion. Donna joins the Santos campaign ...
Oct. 30, 2005
7x07 7 7x07 The Debate
Santos and Vinick go head-to-head in a live, primetime debate. Two versions, one for the East coast and one for the West coast aired, moderated by Forrest Sawyer and hosted by Ellen ...
Nov. 06, 2005
7x08 7 7x08 Undecideds
After the boost from the debate, Santos runs into trouble when he visits a Los Angeles community where a young African-American boy was shot and killed by a Latino police officer. Meanwhile, ...
Dec. 04, 2005
7x09 7 7x09 The Wedding
On the day of Ellie's wedding, Bartlet must try to help an escalating situation between China and Russia regarding oil all while preparing for his daughter wedding at the White House. ...
Dec. 11, 2005
7x10 7 7x10 Running Mates
As the staff prepares for Leo's Vice-Presidential debate, they must deal with Internet criticism that Leo is weak and unfocused. Meanwhile, when Santos stops by his home while on the ...
Jan. 08, 2006
7x11 7 7x11 Internal Displacement
C.J., while in the middle of the China-Russia crisis, must deal with embarrassing information about a Bartlet all while monitoring the conditions in the Sudan. Meanwhile, Josh goes ...
Jan. 15, 2006
7x12 7 7x12 Duck And Cover
With the possibility of a nuclear reactor exploding in California, the presidential hopefuls struggle try to come up with a strategy to deal with the impending disaster while President ...
Jan. 22, 2006
7x13 7 7x13 The Cold
The candidates are surprised at their poll ratings after a close call at the San Andreo nuclear plant. Meanwhile, Bartlet debates whether or not to send U.S. troops to Central Asia ...
Mar. 12, 2006
7x14 7 7x14 Two Weeks Out
As election day nears, the candidates begin to feel the strain of the campaign trail. Despite the lack of sleep and physical ailments, the candidates are forced to make difficult campaign ...
Mar. 19, 2006
7x15 7 7x15 Welcome to Wherever You Are
Toby is pressured to reveal the source of the shuttle leak; as election day nears, Santos pushes himself to his limit while on the campaign trial.
Mar. 26, 2006
7x16 7 7x16 Election Day, Part 1
During the night before Election Day, C.J. is faced with choosing between job offers, Josh stresses over the returns, and Annabeth makes a shocking discovery.
Apr. 02, 2006
7x17 7 7x17 Election Day, Part 2
As the polls close and results begin to trickle in, tensions, as well as emotions, fly. Santos and Josh deal with the loss of the Vice Presidential Candidate, and Vinick argues with ...
Apr. 09, 2006
7x18 7 7x18 Requiem
In the wake of Leo's death, the current staff, as well as staff members from the past, join President Bartlet at Leo's funeral. Meanwhile, Santos must deal with the loss of his running ...
Apr. 16, 2006
7x19 7 7x19 Transition
The White House is shocked when the President-Elect calls the President of China, taking a different position on foreign policy than that of President Bartlet. Meanwhile, Josh debates ...
Apr. 23, 2006
7x20 7 7x20 The Last Hurrah
While Santos debates who to choose as his Vice President, Helen has to deal with her new duties as First Lady and new issues the First Family are facing. Meanwhile, Vinick has to figure ...
Apr. 30, 2006
7x21 7 7x21 Institutional Memory
With Santos' inauguration nearing and the Bartlet administration preparing to leave the White House, C.J., as well as the other staff members, has to decide what to do with her future. ...
May. 07, 2006
7x22 7 7x22 Tomorrow
As the Bartlet administration prepares to make their exit, the staff pauses to look back on their past 8 years working in the West Wing. Meanwhile, the incoming Santos administration ...
May. 14, 2006
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Season 7 Characters

Senator Arnold Vinick played by Alan Alda
C.J. Cregg played by Allison Janney
Kate Harper played by Mary McCormack
Leo McGarry played by John Spencer
Josh Lyman played by Bradley Whitford
Matthew Santos played by Jimmy Smits
Annabeth Schott played by Kristin Chenoweth
President Josiah 'Jed' Bartlet played by Martin Sheen
Will Bailey played by Joshua Malina
Donna Moss played by Janel Moloney
Louise Thornton played by Janeane Garofalo
Bram Howard played by Matthew Del Negro
Ronna played by Karis Campbell
Helen Santos played by Teri Polo
Toby Ziegler played by Richard Schiff
Margaret Hooper played by NiCole Robinson
Otto played by Ramon De Ocampo
Bruno Gianelli played by Ron Silver
Nancy played by Renée Estevez
Edie Ortega played by Diana Maria Riva
Secret Service Agent played by John David Denison
Sheila Brooks played by Patricia Richardson
Bob Mayer played by Stephen Root
Charlie Young played by Dulé Hill
Deborah Fiderer played by Lily Tomlin

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Season 7 Videos

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Season 7 Quotes

07x14 - Two Weeks Out Season 7 / Episode 14: - Two Weeks Out

Sen. Arnold Vinick: When is old news gonna be old news?
07x10 - Running Mates Season 7 / Episode 10: - Running Mates

Will Bailey: Can you brief me on this Kazakhstan situation? The press is starting to ask me more questions than I have answers.
Kate Harper: Sure. What do you want to know?
Will Bailey: Has a deal been structured to keep Chinese troops on their side of the border?
Kate Harper: That's classified.
Will Bailey: So if there was a deal, the details would be...?
Kate Harper: Also classified, if there were details
Will Bailey: If there was a deal, which is...
Kate Harper: Classified!
Will Bailey: As you said. Have elections been rescheduled?
Kate Harper: In Kazakhstan?
Will Bailey: That's our subject.
Kate Harper: Also classified, although for the life of me I can't imagine why.
Will Bailey: You're enjoying this, aren't you?
Kate Harper: Not really, no.
Will Bailey: Have the parties agreed to U.N. monitors in this election that may or may not be rescheduled?
Kate Harper: Classified.
Will Bailey: You're just playing with me now!
Kate Harper: Honestly, I'm not.
Will Bailey: Is the subject of monitors being discussed? It's in the papers it is.
Kate Harper: They didn't hear it from us.
Will Bailey: So, it's being considered... debated, negotiated... anywhere, by anyone?
Kate Harper: I'm so sorry.
Will Bailey: It makes you feel powerful. "I am woman, hear me withhold."
Kate Harper: It's not like that.
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Season 7 Trivia

  • Episode 20 - Directed by Tim Matheson who played Vice President John Hoynes in the show.
  • Episode 22 - President Josiah "Jed" Bartlet does a final walk through the West Wing thanking all his staff. At one point he stops and talks with Nancy and, asking about her mother, says, "I hope to see her real soon." Nancy is played by Renée Estevez , [url=/pers
  • Episode 22 - The action for the swearing in was actually shot on a small replica of the capitol platform built on a parking lot at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank.
  • Episode 01 - Goof (errors made by characters, possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): In Season Six Margaret Hooper's character is briefly discussed as being pregnant. There is no physical sign of this in season seven which takes place only a week after the end of season 6.
  • Episode 21 - Goof (errors made by characters, possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): Will refers to the Department of Education as the DOE. DOE actually refers to the Department of Energy. The Department of Education is the ED.

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